Thursday September 18, 2014

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British hostage appears in new video released by Islamic State group militants

BEIRUT - The Islamic State group on Thursday released a video showing a British journalist who says he is a prisoner of the extremists....

posted: September 18,2014

International News

Scotland referendum: Excitement vies with apprehension as Scots decide on future

EDINBURGH, Scotland - For some, it's a day they have dreamed of for decades. For others, the time has finally come to make up their minds about the future both for themselves and for the United Kingdom....

Police say Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife after she refused sexual advances

PHOENIX - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday....

California wildfire shows explosive growth, more than doubling in size to 111 square miles

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. - An out-of-control wildfire that has forced nearly 2,800 people from their homes in Northern California showed explosive growth, consuming tens of thousands of additional acres, fire officials said Thursday....

PepsiCo CEO criticizes NFL handling of domestic violence, backs Goodell as 'man of integrity'

NEW YORK, N.Y. - PepsiCo Inc.'s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL's problems handling domestic violence, calling some players' behaviour "repugnant" but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is "a man of...

Chile arrests 3 suspects in subway bomb attack, focusing attention on anarchist movements

SANTIAGO, Chile - Chilean police arrested three suspects on Thursday in the country's worst bomb attack in more than two decades....

French president agrees to Iraqi request for air support against Islamic State group

PARIS - France has agreed to provide air support requested by Iraq to bolster its fight against the Islamic State group fighters who've captured swathes of the country, French President Francois Hollande said Thursday....

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